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Biosphare Potsdam

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Address: Georg-Hermann-Allee 99, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Phone Number: +49 331 550740
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More for children than adults

Had a pleasant day here with a friend but found the place is more for the kids than adults but was still worth the visit, it is very educational and well set out and maintained... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 1, 2016
Paul H
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42 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Had a pleasant day here with a friend but found the place is more for the kids than adults but was still worth the visit, it is very educational and well set out and maintained , whilst alot of ithe nformation is in English t's a pity some of it is not. The entry charges are reasonable and there are... More 

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Thank Paul H
Biosphaere_Potsdam, Marketing at Biosphare Potsdam, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for the review! We are very happy to hear, that you like the visit in the tropical world. Indeed, the Biosphere is especially for children and families very interesting. But also couples or seniors can have lots of fun there and discover the beauty of the nature. We would be glad, if we could... More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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82 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

A well-designed bio-dome, this attraction features a number of different creatures as well as plenty of hands-on activities that are great for both children and adults alike. Great effort is put into showcasing how much we can learn from our environment as well as efforts to take in preserving it. Presentations are in both German and English. The facility also... More 

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Thank Ann-Marie B
Biosphaere_Potsdam, Marketing at Biosphare Potsdam, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We would like to welcome you again in our tropical house, when you visit Potsdam again! Our changing exhibitions will make every visit unique. More 

Jabbeke, Belgium
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42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016

Although we don't have kids, but we are big kids ourselves, we went to this tropical place, while it was raining. It is a feel good place, because it's warm inside and you can observe a lot of animals. Personally, I wished it was bigger, because I can't get enough of this kind of places. There are reptiles, snakes, birds,... More 

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Thank SarahPlovier
Biosphaere_Potsdam, Marketing at Biosphare Potsdam, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We would like to welcome you again in our tropical house, when you visit Potsdam again! Our changing exhibitions will make every visit unique. More 

Berlin, Germany
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70 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

Lots to learn about our environment and very well done for kids! They especially offer birthday celebrations for kids. Tropical paradise with all kinds of animals. Beautiful aquariums, too! They have a beautiful butterfly house, lots of tropical plants, fake thunder&lightning with rain and a cafe. Enjoy! It's a must when you visit Potsdam!

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Thank MsDolly07
Biosphaere_Potsdam, Marketing at Biosphare Potsdam, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We appreciate your feedback and we are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. If you visit Potsdam again, please check our homepage as we have changing exhibitions throughout the year, making every visit unique. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

If you like gardens then this is worth visiting. Very similar to the Amazon dome at the Eden project, a little smaller though but better execution. Good use of water and the koi indoor pond on the cafe level is stunning. The cafe was closed when we visited but we had a excellent meal in the restaurant. Given you only... More 

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1 Thank James F
Biosphaere_Potsdam, Marketing at Biosphare Potsdam, responded to this review

Dear James, Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We appreciate your feedback and we are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. If you visit Potsdam again, please check our homepage as we have changing exhibitions throughout the year, making every visit unique. This year in spring, starting March 17th, we host the... More 

Berlin, Germany
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14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2015

We had a great time. It is a tropical paradise under the roof, so you can go in all weather. It is handicapped and wheelchair friendly. We spent nice 3 hours there. You can have a coffee and a snack anytime and enjoy a meal in the restaurant (check opening times of the restaurant online) They have a great rain... More 

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Thank Damijan C
Biosphaere_Potsdam, Marketing at Biosphare Potsdam, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice comment. We are happy, that you found lot of exciting things to learn more about the rainforest. We hope to see you soon in the Biosphere Potsdam! More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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48 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2015

The place is simply amazing, full of tropical plants, dozens of special animals like poisonous frogs, iguanas, insects of various shapes, fish, parrots, snakes, lots of information (90% of the things written and explained in English). There is also a stunning butterfly room that you can get inside it and be with butterflies around you, see the eggs, larvae and... More 

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1 Thank AnimalLover2727
Biosphaere_Potsdam, Marketing at Biosphare Potsdam, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for the nice review! We are very happy to hear, that you spent such an amazing time in the Biosphere Potsdam. We will also be very glad to welcome you again. You just have to try out our Café Tropencamp or maybe take a look at our restaurant menu. We also offer informative guided... More 

Germany
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37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2015

We have been there and came to realise that we totally underestimated this place. Walking through it and enjoying the environment, we made a stop at the café and felt like on a wellness vacation. It is very informative and I enjoyed this unusual place a lot. I can totally recommend it for families, tourists and locals. Hint: Take the... More 

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1 Thank MellieL1711
Biosphaere_Potsdam, Marketing at Biosphare Potsdam, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive assessment. We are pleased that you liked us so much. More 

Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2015

We travelled from England and although a lot was in German like the welcome video introduction we didn't mind as we were in Germany after all! The biosphere itself was great, very pretty and the animals were really well looked after with huge living environments. However we decided to eat in the cafe and sat down at one of the... More 

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Thank Charlotte A
Biosphaere_Potsdam, Marketing at Biosphare Potsdam, responded to this review

Dear Charlotte, Thank you for your feedback. I am very sorry for the obviously unacceptable experience. Please contact me through the email address below, as I would very much like to address the problems of your visit and offer you compensation for it. We hope that you will visit us again and let us ensure that your next experience is... More 

Hereford, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2014

For those of you who have heard of, or visited the Eden project in Cornwall this is a mini version. After paying you are given a scroll with a piece of dried orange, cinnamon and star anise attached. I thought it might be certificate thanking me for contributing to saving the planet but it is a drink recipe. After walking... More 

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Biosphaere_Potsdam, Marketing at Biosphare Potsdam, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting us a review. Sorry to hear that you didn’t like our mystical tropical world. The Biosphere Potsdam covers a total area of 7000 square meters. There is nothing comparable in the area of Berlin/Brandenburg. The recipe that you got after paying is part of our advent calendar - until December 24, every visitor receives a little... More 

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